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2019-2020 Graduate School Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate School Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EASC 5320 - Programming and Logic for the Geosciences (3)

This class serves as an introduction to GIS programming in which students learn about fundamentals of programming logic and a programming environment where GIS software capabilities can be extended using a variety of programming languages. Students will learn about rudimentary programming structures such as variables,decision structures, looping and basic string and mathematics functions used to process data. Students will learn about the ArcGIS programming environment and how to develop basic programming code to automate and customize tasks within the confines of ArcGIS software using languages to include Python, R and VBScript. This class will culminate in a semester-long project that simulates a problem that a student may experience in the professional realm. No prior computer programming experience required.

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